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View: H-1B saga – much ado about something
Covid-hit US firms may face problems in recovering to full economic strength by retrograde moves like visa ban.
Stakeholders are optimistic of easier visa rules under Biden. The big question now is, when?
Every year, Indians get a bulk of those US visas...
H-1B visa ban impact on India IT will be minimal: Centrum Broking
‘Given the Covid restrictions, fresh entrants to the US are unlikely this y...
H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers: Report
The presence of H-1B visa holders is being associated with lower unemployment rates, a new study has found.
New gen services, products to be half of HCL revenues in 3 years: C Vijayakumar
Right now, we are still in the middle of the pandemic and India is still at an intense phase. However, post this normalizing, we would expect a good number of people coming into our offices, said Vijayakumar while replying to a question.
Will end the freeze on green cards, oppose suspension of H-1B visas: Democratic Party
Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently
Visa ban based on misreading economic data: Cato Institute
The presidential proclamation said that over 20 million US workers lost their jobs in key industries where employers are currently requesting H-1B and L workers to fill positions. However, it does not look at specific occupations, which would have been a better approach.
US tech firms support lawsuit challenging H-1B visa suspension; fear jobs will move offshore
The lawsuit was filed in July by the National Association of Manufacturers that represents 14,000 firms, US Chamber of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Trump considering suspending H-1B visas, Nasscom seeks exemption for tech workers
IT industry body Nasscom on Friday sought exemption for technology workers from restrictions that may be imposed in the US, saying such staf...
Corporates, lawmakers, rights bodies slam Trump admin's move to suspend H-1B, other work visas
President Donald Trump on Monday issued the proclamation to temporarily suspend a number of popular non-immigrant visas, including the H-1B, H-4, H-2B visa, J and L visas. It will come into effect from June 24.
View: How Donald Trump has hit the right chord with Indian Americans in 2020 US elections
One interesting demographic feature this time is that a record 23.2 mn voters, or 10% of the total electorate, are naturalised citizens, i.e. foreign-born immigrants who became Americans. It was no surprise that Trump used a citizenship naturalisation ceremony, featuring a sari-clad Indian software engineer, as a prop for the Republican Convention.
Trump says Tennessee Valley Authority dropped outsourcing plan after his intervention
In his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention which re-nominated him as the Republican Party's presidential candidate, Trump made a reference to the now scrapped plans of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) under which several hundreds of its employees were to be fired and replaced by foreign H-1B visa workers, most of whom were from India.
USCIS to resume premium processing for H-1B visas
On March 20th, the USCIS had announced that it a temporary suspension of premium processing for Form I-129 and I-140 petitions because of closures on account of Covid-19. Under this, the agency would process the application within 14 days, making it easier for companies to plan how to deploy their employees once the visa comes through.
Trump likely to sign order to restrict H-1B visa by Monday
Speaking to Fox News, Donald Trump said that the restrictions would have very few exclusions.
US tech firms lend their voices to rescue non-immigrant visas
Washington-based advocacy ITI, which counts these companies and others as its members said it is “concerned” that the Donald Trump administration is contemplating suspending or restricting non-immigrant work visas, including the much sought after H1-B, in a letter addressed to the US president last week.